(1570 - 1661 or after)
Antoine Mirou was active/lived in Belgium, Flemish. Antoine Mirou is known for landscape painting, figures in landscape, genre.
Biography Antoine Mirou
Antoine Mirou is one of the most renowned painters of the Frankenthal school. Like many Protestants, he took refuge there under the protection of Frederick III, following religious persecutions. Although he was a pupil of Gillis van Coninxloo, he married Suzanne van Coninxloo in 1602. He borrowed recurrent motifs from Coninxloo, such as gnarled trees, hunters and buildings on steep rocks. He painted his composition in golden light, highlighting the details Meticulously painted foliage. The hunters, indicated by a few colored touches, at the edge of the shade of the woods, emerge from the path which is lost in the bluish distance while the heron, in a ray of light on the extreme left, balances the composition.
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